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CBS
Oct 5, 2012 11:00pm EDT
:00, a mistake that can't be hidden. the u.s. military spent millions developing a new camouflage uniform for troops in afghanistan. too bad they didn't conceal the troops. james has more. >> in a case of trying to be good enough for everything, but not being good enough for anything. cost the army millions of dollars and put our soldiers at risk. >> the idea was to develop a camouflage pattern that could be used in multiple environments. urban environment, devert environment, and so on. >> phillip is with the washington guardian. awarded the army their hammer award. >> $6 million on development to the uniforms. >> with the wars in afghanistan and iraq, the army replaced the familiar green and brown fatigues with a lighter tan and brown pattern better suited to desert environments. but as the army soon learned, not all deserts are the same. >> the uniform was much more effective in iraq than it was in afghanistan. >> forcing the army to spend millions of dollars to come up with a pattern better suited for afghanistan. the soldier on the left in the new pattern blends in better than
CBS
Oct 6, 2012 11:00pm EDT
tonight in the u.s. after being extradited from england. one of the suspects is accused of conspiring to set up a terrorist training camp in oregon. the prosecutor calls the extradition a watershed moment in the fight against terrorism. more tonight. >> radical islamic creature entered no plea as he stood in front of the district court judge in new york city. he was dressed in a blue prison shirt revealing his amputated arms, which are usually covered by prosthetic hooks for hands. the terror suspect is charged with attempting to set up a terrorist training camp in oregon. >> the camp would have trained al-qaeda sympathizers here in the united states and have them trained in explosive training and frankly, soldier training. >> two other defendants entered not guilty pleas. one of them is charged with terrorism conspiracy in connection with a 1998 bombing, killing 224 people, including a dozen americans. >> he received the statement of responsibility for the bombing three days before the bombing actually happened. >> this is the second time a creature brought to this court to answ
CBS
Oct 18, 2012 11:00pm EDT
face the fact u.s.a. >>> it turns out we had it wrong. if tonight is the standard, then we are in three weeks electing a comedian in chief. both presidential candidates appeared in a meeting. they were funny on purpose. we've got some excerpts from it. a big fundraiser for the memorial foundation. sort of like one of those celebrity roasts without the profanity, but with the white pie. >> but it is nice to finally relax and to wear what ann and i wear around the house. >> everyone please take your seats otherwise clint eastwood will yell at them. >> i was hoping that the president would bring joe biden along this evening because he'll laugh at anything. [ laughter ] >> the employment rate is at its lowest levels since i took office. i don't have a joke here. i just thought that it would be useful to remind everybody. >> he knows how to seize the moment and already has a campaigning new slogan. you're better off now than you were four weeks ago. >> you may have noticed that i had a lot more energy in our second debate. and i felt well rested after the nice long nap that i had in the firs
CBS
Oct 21, 2012 1:35am EDT
night. we're teaming up with u.s.a. today and beginning our 9:00 p.m. coverage. on our website we'll be live blogging about what the candidate say. you can join the conversation by a facebook or twitter. then on 9 news at 11:00, we'll check the statements with the su a today fact checking team. >> now we learned $5 million is missing and it is one of the reasons the district regulators are now in control of the health plan. that is owned by jeffrey thompson. chartered health is the city's largest manager of healthcare. its contract with the dc government valued at more than $350 million. our source says the missing 5 million was discovered in an audit we first reported thursday night that dc officials board of directors jeff thompson and others signed places to put the company under a receiver. that receiver is authorized to seek a buyer for chartered health plan. >> coming up, a very special moment for an 8-year-old girl's gym class. a long awaited surprise reunion. >> the band is strutting down georgia avenue today. big crowds for the homecoming weekend. we're going to fake you
CBS
Oct 22, 2012 11:00pm EDT
of these seven foreign policy issues they wanted to dress tonight in the debate. the u.s. debt to china was the number one topic that the survey's participants wanted address. that wasn't talked too much about. instead of the u.s. israeli relations were number two. we have made all these available to you on our web site at wusa9.com. >> what were all the topics that came up? anything that really caught fire like women issues or anything like that. >> there were some things like said a lot about tonight's debate. molly was the top trending term followed by libya, arab spring and syria. there was also a huge 400% jump in gallal searches for -- google searches for syria. it came with the president's comments about today's military and his reference to horses and bayonets. a 7,000% spike in google searches for bayonets. we encourage you to keep the conversation going on our facebook page and on twit. >> we would note that twitter was not over flowing the way it was last time around. >> there was a bit of decreased activity. >>> of course one of the hottest things m.d.'s -- maryland's 6th d
CBS
Oct 14, 2012 11:00pm EDT
rd military police company was finally back on u.s. soil, greeted by thunderous cheers. >> welcome back. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: and a torrent of tears. when they arrived late this afternoon. >> i'm just really ecstatic. >> reporter: the 273rd military police company consists of 180 men and women, 70 of whom were deployed to afghanistan back in january. tonight all 70 are finally back home. specialists gerard was greeted by her mother. >> i can't believe i'm here. >> reporter: while specialist alveryo was met by his mother and wife. >> how does it feel to be home. >> overwhelming, excited. >> reporter: like almost all of their fellow company members they say they were proud to serve their company overseas. >> it feels very good and important i was part of this mission. >> reporter: but there's no place like home. >> just can't explain how it feels to be back home in the u.s. it's just beautiful. >> reporter: in southeast washington, matt jablow, 9 news now. >> welcome home, thank you. a formal ceremony will be held this tuesday to honor the 273rd military police compan
CBS
Oct 13, 2012 11:00pm EDT
babies born with complications from low oxygen in the u.s. each year. >>> another confirmed case of meningitis in our area. maryland reported its 15th case. nationwide the toll stands at 197 reported cases. 15 people have died in some 13 states. maryland has one of those deaths. health officials say the outbreak stems from tainted steroid medication injected into patients for treatment of back pain. 31 cases were linked to a national tennessee clinic and that's where 70-year-old carol whitten was a patient. >> i was miserable. it wasn't my back and my leg. it was just sharp pains. my head was just hurt. >> the medication made by a pharmacy in massachusetts has since been recalled. >>> with three weeks left until election day and the next presidential debate scheduled for tuesday, the candidates continue to chip away in battleground states. president obama is in virginia while mitt romney is courting votes in ohio. ken molestina reports on the latest from the campaign trail. >> reporter: the romney ticket hit the groundhard in ohio. v.p. candidate paul ryan spent the day chumming
CBS
Oct 18, 2012 1:35am EDT
wanted to kill americans. 21-year-old quazi mohammad rezwanul ansan nafis came to the u.s. from bangladesh on a student visa but according to authorities his real intention was to carry out a terrorist attack. agents pretending to be al qaeda arranged meetings where they planned the attack with a fake bomb. >> he was motivated by al qaeda. >> reporter: he was accused of driving a van with a 1,000-pound bomb to the federal reserve bank in manhattan. he then allegedly tried to detonate the bomb. as planned, it didn't work and he was arrested putting an end to the sting operation. >> he was thinking with his heart, not his head. this was another example of the fbi of doing an effective job of undercover operations. >> reporter: but an expert, the timing of the bust may be politically motivated. >> the white house well comes the attention. >> reporter: this is an opportunity for the obama administration to flex its muscle and show their ability to counter tear terroristic effects. >> the department of justice still has a significant control over the timing of when they would launch
CBS
Oct 24, 2012 11:00pm EDT
for 20 years and i'm not afraid to do it again. >> no party has a lack of patriotism -- on it. i'm a u.s. army veteran. >> you can see the island house. >> they work in related fields. >> when i was in desert storm, i guided a lot of these aircrafts in on targets when we were taking out the enemy. >> i would like to say we don't build the ship, we build the shipyards. >> they support different candidates. >> barack obama. >> republican. >> but this is about improving a damaged economy. >> i will concede and say okay bush did it. president obama said he was going to fix it. >> we can't do anything if we don't have a job. all of the other issues kind of get, fall secondary because if you are not able to provide for your family. >> this part of virginia is unusual. here, sequestration is an especially unwelcome word. >> it is the worry that if those budget cuts actually take place january 1st, that the economy is going to come to a stretching halt. >> you vote for mitt romney. >> president obama, he supports health care. >> they election says kid will depend on voter turn out. >> it is now
CBS
Oct 10, 2012 11:00pm EDT
, the original explanation for the u.s. embassy in bengazi that killed chris stevens and others is false. it had nothing to do with a revolt from extremists opposing an antiislamic film. it was the result of a terrorist attack. now the truth is out, this committee is demanding answers. >> you are saying you got it wrong, it stayed wrong, you didn't know any better. is that right? >> reporter: the chairman and other members of the committee grilled ambassador kennedy and members of the state department. >> if any administration official, including any career official were on television on sunday, september 16, they would have said what ambassador rice said. >> reporter: the committee accused the administration of failing to provide adequate security at the embassy. the finger pointing is split down political lines. >> my goal is to try in some way to put this partisanship behind us and to focus on the security of personnel. >> reporter: mitt romney has used this to criticize obama. derek. >>> the washington nationals are on brink of elimination after an embarrassing loss. we're here and trying to
CBS
Oct 19, 2012 11:00pm EDT
department weeks before he and three other americans were killed by militants at attacked the u.s. consulate in benghazi. he asked for a extension of personnel and that would be the military security team with expertise in counterterrorism. august2nd stevens asked for body guards saying that the security in libya what violent. the council came under attack september 11th, the new documents will come up monday at president obama and mitt romney square off in the final debate focusing on foreign policy. we are your go to debate station. teaming up with usa today and starting at nine on the website, we will be live blogging about what the candidates say. you can join the conversation via facebook or twitter and on 2 news@11:00, we check the statements with the usa today fact checking team. a nitta. >>> new tonight, two navy sailors will be charged with the prostitution scandal involving the secret svice and military members preparing for the president's vis to it columbia. a senior mill official say the two sailors will be charged for firing a prostitute and drinking within 8 hours. several arm
CBS
Oct 1, 2012 11:00pm EDT
the presidential candidates on the same platform. capp was a new -- kahn was a new citizen. he served in the u.s. army and took citizenship seriously. >> especially since i had no citizenship before i became an american. i was considered a stateless citizen by the nazis mind you. >> being an american became a very important thing to you? >> very important. especially the people who reared me had been killed by the nazis in the concentration camps. >> he didn't get it done in '56 but kept pushing his ideas. >> as a democracy, you are allowed to have debates. certainly nothing in nazigermany. based on my background, i -- when i became a citizen in the army at fort bragg, north carolina, i wanted to be a good citizen. >> in 1960 it happened to kennedy/nixon. >> i made a bet kennedy would win and i got $5 out of it. >> the rest of us got a tradition, an evolving tradition praised and criticized over the last 52 years. >> what about you? do you think debates are good now or bad? >> i don't know. we'll see wednesday. >> i guess we will. mr. kahn is a good reminder to all of us that often the americans
CBS
Oct 2, 2012 11:00pm EDT
in the cafeteria of singer elementary school in silver springs. the u.s. department of agriculture includes low-fat milk as a required food in school lunches. even those kids who brown bag it from home often buy milk to go with it. the physician's committee for responsible medicine would like to see that change. >> i think that the dairy lobby does a really good job to convince people that this is the only source and the best source of calcium for kids or for anyone, and it's not. >> reporter: registereddietician says there are many sources of calcium and protein that don't contain the saturated fat and lactose or dairy sugar that's in milk, including broccoli, tofu, kale and collared greens. >> you can eat the green leafy vegetables, too. you can eat the beans and greens and get the nutrients you need in the healthiest source possible. >> the petition says kids don't need milk and that's just really difficult and not true. >> reporter: carrie fry represents a dairy industry group that finds pcrn antimilk campaign outrageous. >> if you wanted to make up the available calcium in one cup of milk,
CBS
Oct 15, 2012 11:00pm EDT
on the u.s. consulate in been ghazi -- benghazi. republicans on capitol hill have been criticizing the white house for the handling of the incident. clinton said the president and vice-president are not involved in the security decisions. >>> tonight the justice department is trying to get the lawsuit dismissed by the house demanding eric holder produce records about the botched law enforcement probe into fast and furious. president obama invoked executive privilege. the attorney general refused to turn over documents which explain what led the justice department to reverse course after denying federal agents used a controversial tactic called gun walking in the failed law enforcement operation. in a court filing tonight, the department said tonight the constitution does not permit the courts to resolve the political dispute between the executive branch and the house committee that is seeking those records. >>> the pakistani girl who captured the spirit of women around the world is now in a british hospital. she was shot in the head by the taliban because she encouraged other girls
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